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Schools funding arrangements 2017 to 2018

Information for local authorities and schools on revenue funding in 2017 to 2018



Read the written ministerial statement for information on the schools revenue funding arrangements for 2017 to 2018. The ‘Schools revenue funding 2017 to 2018: operational guide’ provides detailed guidance to local authorities (LAs) and schools.

LAs use the ‘request to disapply regulations form’ to request a disapplication of the School and Early Years Finance (England) Regulations.

The ‘2016 to 2017 Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) baselines and 2017 to 2018 funding tables’ set out LA baselines, adjusted to reflect their recent spending patterns, and the level of funding received through the schools and high needs blocks in 2017 to 2018. The accompanying technical note helps users understand the tables.

The 2017 to 2018 schools funding: historic commitments supplementary guidance for local authorities provides guidance to local authorities (LAs) and schools forums on what can be funded centrally as an acceptable historic commitments under the regulations.

You can also read about schools funding arrangements for 2016 to 2017, including examples of how LAs have allocated high needs funding, the growth fund and falling rolls fund.